Interim Athletics Director Todd Stewart has been officially named Athletics Director for Western Kentucky University. After nearly two years as WKU's Senior Associate Athletic Director, Stewart was named Interim Director of Athletics on March 22nd following the departure of Ross Bjork to the University of Mississippi.
Stewart has been a member of WKU's senior athletic staff for the past four years and is a 25 year veteran of collegiate and professional sports.
Since Bjork left WKU for Ole Miss, Stewart has been responsible for the day-to-day operations of WKU's athletic department and its 19 varsity sports and more than 400 student-athletes and emplyees. Stewart was elevated to Senior Associate Athletic Director in August 2010 after serving as WKU's Associate Athletic Director for Communications and Media Relations since June 2008.